Welcome to French at MJS
At Melbourne Junior School, we want to enable the children to develop their ability and confidence in another language. Over the course of their time with us, they will listen to, speak and translate simple French, through songs, games and spoken and written exercises, and will learn about the customs and cultures of French-speaking countries. To this end, we follow the national curriculum for languages, which aims to ensure that all pupils:
We currently follow an in-house scheme of work (SOW) . The curriculum is carefully planned around logical pupil progression in the ‘3 pillars’ of language: phonics, vocabulary, grammar. Each year group is introduced to new topics as well as revisiting those already covered to enable the children to build on previous learning, leading to progression across the Key Stage. It offers opportunities for listening, speaking and writing, as well as introducing them to a cultural appreciation of French-speaking countries.
By the end of Year 6: